Health & Safety Coordinator
Par-Pak Ltd. 4 reviews - Brampton, ON

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Par-Pak is a designer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging with manufacturing facilities located in Canada, USA, and UK. We are currently looking for a Health & Safety Coordinator to join our team in Brampton, Ontario.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA) and Regulations, and make recommendations for their implementation.
  • Work in a safe manner and with the protective devices, measures and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations and as per the Company Policy.
  • Oversee the Claims Management procedure and ensures the effective implementation of a Return to Work Program providing guidance and support to the supervisory team.
  • Research, plan, organize training programs/seminars for supervisors, employees and contractors, with regard to, New Hire/Contractor Orientation, WHMIS, Fall Protection, Personal Protection Equipment, Forklift, Aerial Work Platform, Crane and any other required training program.
  • Assist in completing Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs) for critical jobs in conjunction with supervisors and specified employees, such as JHSC members.
  • Coordinate EHS training programs and create training materials where required.
  • Manage the WHMIS program and Material Safety Data Sheet database.
  • Schedule and lead JHSC meetings and produce meeting minutes on a pre-determined schedule.
  • Ensure that all EHS communication materials are posted company wide.
  • Maintain all EHS department files and training records.
  • Provide timely reporting EHS statistics to the Corporate EHS Manager.
  • Coach supervisors in performing accident/incident investigations.
  • Participate in conducting monthly EHS workplace assessments.
  • Assist in maintaining the requirements of the WSPS Safety Group Program and assist in completing an annual audit of the HSMS.
  • Manage the contractor safety program: orientation training, records management, compliance with Par-Pak requirements.
  • Record all training data into the EHS training database and ensure that any required recertification training is scheduled and completed.
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or Community College diploma in a related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of the OHSA and workers compensation legislation.
  • 2+ years of experience in occupational health and safety in an industrial establishment, preferably manufacturing.
  • Experience in WSIB Claims Management.
  • Experience in auditing health and safety management systems.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong English communication skills (verbal and written).

About this company
4 reviews
With manufacturing facilities in Montreal and Toronto, POLAR PAK INC. (formerly Polar Plastic and Par-Pak) has many of the same...